UA Students Document Artists in the Black Belt of Alabama

If you’ve heard of the Gee’s Bend Quilters or Charlie “Tin Man” Lucas, then you know there are some uniquely creative artists in the Black Belt of Alabama. Associate Professor Chris Jordan’s photography students got to spend quality time this semester with some of them — artist and civil rights veteran Betty Anderson of Camden,

Arts Festivals and Art Exhibits Enrich West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Look out for the arts festivals around West Alabama this weekend! Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you’re up to. This list is updated throughout the week on this page. HAPPENING

Thornton Willis and Vered Lieb Present $985,000 Gift of Art

With his recent gift to the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art’s Permanent Collection, alumnus Thornton Willis’ art has found a home for his artistic legacy to live on through teaching and exhibiting. Willis, considered a second generation abstract expressionist, and his wife, art historian Vered Lieb, gave 27 paintings and two sketchbooks to UA last

Spring Means Student Artist Receptions in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Support Stillman, Shelton State and UA students who are featuring their culminating work this spring. Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you’re up to. This list is updated throughout the week

Clear Your Art Dance Card for a Big Spring in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 10, 2019. We’ve added a large number of art events this week, so clear your dance card and let the “spring” begin! Please send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you’re up to. This list

Art & Art History Scholarship Awards Presented at Honors Day

During Honors Day ceremonies in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, April 1, 2019, twenty undergraduates in studio art and art history were awarded $81,000 in scholarships for the coming year. To qualify, studio art students submitted portfolios and exhibited their best work in the Advanced Scholarship Exhibition in February and art history students submitted

April Art Night and First Friday in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Thursday is Art Night in Northport – visit your favorite community art organization 5-8 pm! First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa is packed with exhibitions and events, 5-9 pm! DCAF is Friday and Saturday! Please send us your visual

Alumna Casts Sculptures for Bicentennial Project

April Terra Livingston’s new sculpture Motherwork stands as an iron-strong reminder of the endurance of women, and that it really does “take a village.” Celebrating the vital role of midwifery today and in history – termed “motherwork” by scholar Patricia Hill Collins – the cast iron sculpture is one of three new works by Livingston

Ceramic Artist to Present MFA Exhibition at Harrison Galleries

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present Earthworks, the master of fine arts thesis exhibition of Patrick Hoban, April 16-30, 2019, at Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Boulevard, in downtown Tuscaloosa. The public is invited to a reception for the artist Friday, April 19, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.